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The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Recap: The 2023 ANS Winter Meeting
The American Nuclear Society’s 2023 Winter Meeting and Expo opened on November 12, and its packed opening plenary the next day generated a lot of buzz. Featured speakers included West Virginia senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin as well as Nuclear Regulatory Commission chair Christopher Hanson. They each addressed top issues facing the nuclear enterprise to a full house of more than 1,000 members of the wider nuclear community.
John I. Sackett
Edward W. Larsen
University of Florida (First Place)University of Missouri-Rolla (Second Place)Pennsylvania State University (Third Place)Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (Honorable Mention)
Douglas C. Crawford
Bobby R. Seidel
Alan J. BlotckyDonald J. DudziakCraig F. GrochmalRobert HessGail H. MarcusKyle Turner
Small Local SectionsLong Island (Best Overall, Best Section Management)Chicago (Best Public Communication)Washington DC (Best Membership, Best Meetings and Programs)International Local SectionsJapan (Best Meetings and Programs, Best Section Management)
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Michael D. Mulheim
Ronald B. Adamson
Edward D. FullerStanley S. HatcherMasao HoriPaul P.H. Wilson
H. Peter Planchon
John W. Landis
Bernard L. Cohen
Tawfik M. Raby
GraduateOhio StateBrent Albertson, Clark Barton, Angela Brown, Weibo Chen, Michael Perry, Michael Reed, Michael Smith, Robert WintersUndergraduateUniversity of Massachusetts-LowellPaul Cataldo, Mark NataleHonorable Mention - GraduateMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyJoseph Burns, Michael Folkert, Matthew Githens, Melissa Lambeth, Feng Li, Caroline ShinHonorable Mention - UndergraduatePennsylvania StateJen Furl, David Knepper, Paula Knepper, Chris Murray, Justin Watson
Theofanis G. Theofanous (Theo)
Weston M. Stacey, Jr.
Herbert S. Isbin
South Texas ProjectSTP Nuclear Operating CompanyVogtleSouthern Nuclear Operating Company
Buzz Carns Wolf Creek
Pierre J. Benoist